Author: Danielle Balderas

Celebrating Women’s History Month From Home

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Celebrating Women’s History Month From Home

Even during a pandemic, we can still honor the women who've paved the way for gender equality. Here's how you can celebrate Women's history this month and every month.

100 years later – the complicated legacy of the 19th Amendment

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100 years later – the complicated legacy of the 19th Amendment

It's been over 100 years since the 19th amendment was passed, which gives women the right to vote. What's changed between now and then?

Ways to Celebrate Black History Month: Activities for High School

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Ways to Celebrate Black History Month: Activities for High School

You can't understand American history without understanding Black history. Here are a few resources for teaching Black history this month and every month

Education & Equity on MLK Day

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Education & Equity on MLK Day

Today, more than six decades after Brown v Board, and more than fifty years after Dr. King's assassination, educational equality in America still falls short of his vision for the future.

Period Poverty in U.S. High Schools

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Period Poverty in U.S. High Schools

Resources around menstruation can serve as a barrier to equal access to education. Learn more about period poverty and how it impacts students around the country.

Community of Practice: What is it, how to run one, and why does it matter?

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Community of Practice: What is it, how to run one, and why does it matter?

Communities of practice are groups of people who share a concern or a passion for something they do and learn how to do it better as they interact regularly. Learn how the power of convening can help rethink high school.

Students, do you know your rights?

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Students, do you know your rights?

Student rights have changed over the years thanks to student activists who have fought for them. Do you know yours? Here's where to start.

From Stonewall to the classroom: Tips for teaching LGBTQ+ history

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From Stonewall to the classroom: Tips for teaching LGBTQ+ history

LGBTQ+ history is often absent from history classes. Here are resources for you to get started teaching LGBTQ+ history in yours.

Long before Brown v. Board of Ed, there was this landmark case in California

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Long before Brown v. Board of Ed, there was this landmark case in California

The history of school desegregation is more complicated than you might think. Here's the first successful case of school desegregation in California.

School lunch programs fill an essential gap for students: Here’s why we need to do more

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School lunch programs fill an essential gap for students: Here’s why we need to do more

For millions of hungry students, back-to-school also means a guaranteed meal. Here's how we can support our students in need.

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